Home gardening, landscaping tips, and how-tos for your lawn and garden.
7 Pollinators to Help Your Garden Grow
It takes more than just sunshine and water to grow a garden – pollinators are key, and planting...
Urban Gardens Flourish in Chicago
Cook County Farm Bureau's Cookfresh grants help urban gardens grow and succeed throughout the Chicago area, benefitting members...
6 Fun Gardening Projects to Do With Kids
Kids and kitchen scraps: these gardening projects provide fun for children while reducing food waste.
A Brief History of Thyme (and How to Grow It)
Thyme is a hardy perennial in Illinois. There are more than 100 species from which to choose, ranging...
How to Get Started With Composting
Learn how to use what’s in your yard to create your own compost.
Use the Off-Season to Grow Your Gardening Expertise
Growing your horticultural knowledge in winter can productively fill some of the unused hours.
How to Grow Plants That Engage All Five Senses
Learn how to grow plants for your garden that appeal to more than just sight and smell.
How Gardeners Can Coexist with Local Wildlife…Or Not
What to do when wildlife makes a home in your garden.
How to Recycle Your Christmas Tree
Keep the holiday spirit alive by recyling your Christmas tree.
4 Ways Houseplants Help Improve Your Home
Houseplants are beneficial in more ways than one.